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Activists launch campaign for transparent budgets

November 21st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 100 civil society groups from around the globe and 12 international organisations Sunday met in the Tanzanian capital to launch a global ... Read more...

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`Anna’s movement a timely alert to India’s leaders’

August 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian activist Anna Hazare's movement comes as a "timely alert" to Indian leaders, a leading Bangladeshi daily said Tuesday.Anna Hazare's 12-day fast for a strong ... Read more...

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‘An Anna Hazare needed in Pakistan too’

August 29th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An Anna Hazare is needed in Pakistan to lead the struggle against corruption if the country's political parties continue to be averse to taking decisive ... Read more...

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Nepal echoes Anna Hazare’s protest

August 19th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Inspired by veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare's protest against corruption in the Indian capital, women activists in Nepal and human rights workers championing women's rights have ... Read more...

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Indian activist slams police restrictions on his anti-corruption fast

August 14th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian activist Anna Hazare on Saturday slammed authorities for imposing restrictions on his planned fast against corruption, the Hindustan Times reported.Hazare wrote to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Indian activist attending UN disabled rights meet

April 11th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Indian disabled rights activist Javed Abidi has been invited to attend the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) committee meeting ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian loses court appeal over LTTE link charge

March 10th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian activist accused of having links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has lost his defamation appeal before a court.One ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka far from post-war harmony, says activist

November 27th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka is not doing enough to win the hearts and minds of Tamils and achieve genuine ethnic harmony following the end of the war, says an ... Read more...

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Indian censor board rejects film on Nepal Maoists

June 24th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 24 (IANS) Citing the growing Maoist violence in some states of India as the reason, authorities in New Delhi have refused to allow public screenings of a ... Read more...

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Indian leads blood bath at Nepal’s sacrifice fair

November 24th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) A prosperous farmer from India's Bihar state led the bloodbath at Nepal's largest animal sacrificial fair Tuesday, ignoring calls for non-violence from animal lovers worldwide including ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Curbs lifted on Malaysian Indian activist

October 4th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Malaysian authorities have lifted restrictions on legislator-lawyer M. Manoharan who was the legal advisor of the banned outfit Hindu Rights Action Front (Hindraf). Manoharan's wife S. ... Read more...

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Indian activist Ruchira Gupta wins Clinton Global Citizen Award

September 25th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) An Indian journalist and activist Ruchira Gupta has been awarded the Third Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award for her work against human trafficking in four Indian states. Former ... Read more...

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Indian activist wins Stockholm Water Prize

March 25th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 25 (DPA) Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of the Sulabh Sanitation Movement and inventor of a toilet system credited with improving sanitation across India was Wednesday named the winner of the ... Read more...

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